For some women who have heavy periods every month or who bleed in between their next cycle, it can be really frustrating but could also be signs of a uterine polyp. Leading gynaecologist Mr Mahantesh Karoshi explains more about the excessive growths found in the uterine lining and whether they need to be removed.
It’s a common misconception that if you’re a woman, your supply of eggs will run out by your early 40s. As consultant gynaecologist Mr Mahantesh Karoshi explains, quality matters more than quantity, which is why certain fertility treatments such as pre-implantation genetic screening and egg freezing are becoming increasingly popular.
Type “menopause treatment” into Google and you’ll get over 50 million results – so how do you know what works? Consultant Gynaecologist Mr Arvind Vashisht completed his doctoral thesis in hormonal replacements therapies, and is here to explain the main treatments on offer.
Chronic pelvic pain syndrome is debilitating pain that some women suffer from. It can be during the menstrual cycle, but not exclusively, and generally, it will last for more than six months. Mr Parijat Bhattacharjee, an expert gynaecologist, explains what causes chronic pelvic pain syndrome and how it may be managed.
Male infertility is the inability of a man to cause pregnancy in a woman. Infertility in men can be caused by numerous factors, including underlying medical conditions or a naturally low sperm count. Mr Michael Booker, a fertility expert, obstetrician and gynaecologist, explains male infertility and how it can be treated.
Cervical cancer most commonly affects younger women, so it is important to have regular cervical smear tests to ensure that any sign of pre-cancerous cells is dealt with. If abnormalities are detected in a smear test, you may be referred for a colposcopy. CIN is one such abnormality that a colposcopy can detect. Mr Angus McIndoe, a leading gynaecologist, explains what CIN is and how they can be treated.
Why does the menopause happen, and why does it seem to affect people differently? We spoke to Mr Arvind Vashisht, a leading consultant gynaecologist based in London.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are never fun, with patients suffering pain while urinating, frequent trips to the toilet, and abdominal pain. The worst part is that some people seem to get them again and again. What causes recurrent UTIs? Expert urologist Mr Ranjan Thilagarajah provides some answers to this common problem.
Amenorrhoea is the term used to describe when a woman stops having regular periods. This can affect women of any age up until the menopause. Dr Maria Papadopoulou, a leading obstetrician and gynaecologist, discusses the causes of amenorrhoea and its relation to infertility and pregnancy.